Words can not adequately express the outrage one feels of the tragic and horrific event that happened in a packed movie theater in Aurora, Colorado last week. Evil comes in many forms, and this catastrophic act by a twisted, trouble man will haunt our nation for days, months and years to come.
I just finished . . . → Read More: Out of the Aurora Tragedy… A Miracle Happened
I found this poem recently in a drawer, way, way back in the dark corner of my desk. You know the one that has the unofficial title of the junk drawer. I read it when I was having a bad day and it lifted my spirits and encouraged me to press on.
Parenting, by definition . . . → Read More: I Refuse To Be Discouraged
I received a copy of the new Steve Jobs biography by Walter Isaacson from one of my sons for Christmas. Even though I am only through chapter 1, it has been a compelling read thus far. Steve Jobs was adopted at an early age and his parents allowed Steve to know that from the beginning. . . . → Read More: Dads 2012
My mom and dad arrived to spend Christmas with my family just yesterday. It was hurried around the house with a lot of comings and goings, including Linda and I taking off to help with our church’s huge living nativity program. I did, however, get a few moments to get the latest news from home, . . . → Read More: It’s Not the Building
In a relatively new book out by Deepak Chopra titled War of the World Views, Chopra argues that there must be an intelligent architect behind the creation of the universe. At the end of his interview with Bill O’Reilly ( November 2, 2011 ), he also mentions that the world-renown physicist Steven Hawking has stated . . . → Read More: Show Me God
When I was a junior in high school, I distinctly remember having a new student-teacher for my English class. She was all peppy like most student-teachers, but she was also all business. At the beginning of our 3rd or 4th class time, she distributed a quiz to everyone in the classroom. It was a long . . . → Read More: Shortcuts in Life
It is not by accident that when most couples get married, the wife assumes the last name of her husband. The exception to this rule is brief over the history of time. God ordained this way in the book of Genesis through the words, “the two shall become one flesh.” If the family is taking . . . → Read More: Father’s Duty: Building Your Family’s Identity
There is a buzz on the internet and in the media about May 21st. It’s supposed to be the end of the world, or so a few people claim. Never mind that the Bible says that not even the angels in heaven know when Christ will return, these “prophets” claim to know the date . . . → Read More: The Day After May 21, 2011
It is easy to say “I love you” to someone we love. It’s a choice we make everyday. But how is that acted out in our daily lives? Please don’t get caught up in the false sense that by saying those three little words is all that is necessary. Loving communication is not a feeling . . . → Read More: How to Show Loving Communication to Your Kids
Today is the 2011 NFL draft and many sports enthusiasts have been waiting anxiously for this day despite the ongoing dispute between players and owners.
So many of today’s players are just monsters, as in giants! Just a few short years ago, these young men were still in high school; can you imagine the . . . → Read More: NFL Draft Day: Be Sold Out For Your Team